424. Author of life divine

1 Author of life divine
who hast a table spread,
furnished with mystic wine
and everlasting bread,
preserve the life thyself hast given,
and feed and train us up for heaven.

2 Our needy souls sustain
with fresh supplies of love,
till all thy life we gain,
and all thy fullness prove,
and, strengthened by thy perfect grace,
behold without a veil thy face.

Text Information
First Line: Author of life divine
Author: Charles Wesley (1707-1788)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 66 66 88 extended
Scripture: Psalm 23:5; John 6:41-51
Topic: God: in grace and mercy; Heaven; Holy Communion
Notes: The penultimate line of each verse is repeated.
Tune Information
Name: RHOSYMEDRE
Composer: John Edwards (1805-1885)
Meter: 66 66 88 extended
Key: G Major



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